Basilica of Sant'Andrea

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  • Mantua: Guided Walking Tour

    1. Mantua: Guided Walking Tour

    Discover the historic center of Mantua on a guided walking tour. Learn about the history and culture of this UNESCO World Heritage site, and hear stories of the Gonzaga family who designed it. Explore the highlights of this beautiful city, as well as its hidden gems. Your tour starts from the courtyards of Palazzo Ducale, and passes through Saint Giorgio Castle and Casa del Rigoletto. Wander down ancient streets and admire the most important sights, including Piazza Erbe and the Clock Tower. The tour ends by the Basilica di Sant’Andrea.

  • Mantua: 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour

    2. Mantua: 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour

    Discover the birthplace of Virgil, the city where Shakespeare’s Romeo took refuge, and the setting for Verdi’s dramatic opera, “Rigoletto” on a 2-hour guided walk of Mantua. Surrounded by 3 small lakes, Mantua rises magically from the waters of the River Mincio, and the lakes and medieval canal of the "Rio." Learn how water and earth are interwoven to form the character of the town in public squares and at churches that only locals know. Start at the Casa di Rigoletto, chosen by the wealthy Gonzaga family as the residence of the legendary fool in Verdi’s opera. Continue to the Castle of St. George (San Giorgio) and the ducal palace of the Palazzo Ducale di Mantova. Marvel at public spaces of outstanding interest, such as Piazza Castello, Piazza Santa Barbara, and Piazza Lega Lombarda. Admire the façade of the ducal palace on Piazza Sordello. Then, go to Mantua Cathedral, dedicated to ...

    Manuela spent more than the allocated 2 hour time limit with us explaining the history of mantua, the impact of the gonzagga family and the importance of art & architecture to the city from the etruscan period thru to the renaissance

  • 3-Hour Mantua Segway PT Authorized Tour

    3. 3-Hour Mantua Segway PT Authorized Tour

    Birthplace of Virgil and place of exile for Romeo (of Juliet fame), Mantua is the cultural jewel in the Lombardy province of northern Italy. Lorded over by the Gonzago family during the Renaissance, it became a hotbed of culture and home to Men of Letters in the fields of art and science. Besides a number of glorious churches, it is home to the early 15th-Century Castle of St. George and the rich Palazzo Ducale di Montova, a collection of palaces built for the Italian nobility. Explore this treasure chest of antiquities on a very 21st-Century mode of transport. Meeting at the Palazzo del Te, one of the finest of Mantua’s palaces, you will head off to discover sights such as Piazza Marconi. Alongside Piazza Mantegna and Piazza Erbe, it acts as the heart of the historic city and site of the magnificent Basilica of Sant’ Andrea. Pause to admire the lovely honey-colored façade and beautif...

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What people are saying about Basilica of Sant'Andrea

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Truly excellent experience

A truly surprising visit Stefano (our guide) proved to be kind, professional and very nice. We did much more than we expected and both us adults and our little ones had fun and enjoyed the beauty of this city. I recommend everyone to visit the cities with the guides ... only in this way can you enjoy the charm of culture. Heartfelt thanks to Stefano !!!!

Excellent!

Manuela was knowledgable, flexible and fun. She adapted her talk to the group very very well. She adhered to our timing. She was patient even though we were late. She accommodated our needs (for coffee!) and still succeeded in delivering a pretty full programme. Just fantastic!

Brought the history of mantua to life & its art & architectur to l

Manuela spent more than the allocated 2 hour time limit with us explaining the history of mantua, the impact of the gonzagga family and the importance of art & architecture to the city from the etruscan period thru to the renaissance